Inaugurated by the eminent geographer Michael Goodchild (Univ. of California Santa Barbara). Visit the GeoTalk page for more information.
Congratulations and good luck to Dr. Sheryl Beach who is departing Mason to take a position as Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography and the Environment at the University of Texas at Austin. She will remain associated with our department as an affiliate research (CEOSR) and faculty member. Dr. Anthony Stefanidis has been appointed Acting Chair and Dr. Tim Leslie will be serving as Acting Associate Chair.
The GGS Department hosted GIS Day 2013 on Wednesday, November 20th at the Center for the Performing Arts. Thank you to all of our students, sponsors, and participants for making GIS Day 2013 a great success! Thank you to our guest speakers- Mr. Nate Smith, Mr. Keith Barber and Dr. Max Barber. Congratulations to Di Wu- Our Winner for the Graduate Research Best Poster Competition, David Attaway- Our Winner for the Graduate Research Best Poster Presentation Competition, Kelsey Ciarrocca- Our Winner for the Under Graduate Best Poster Presentation Competition, Rebecca Rice- Our Winner for the Undergraduate Stand Alone Best Poster Competition, Jessica Fayne-1st Place Winner for the Bike Map Competition, Adam Jefferson-2nd Place Winner for the Bike Map Competition, Susan Lyon-3rd Place Winner for the Bike Map Competition. Join us for next year’s GIS Day on Nov 19th 2014.